Hereford United get reprieve from Football Conference

Hereford United have been given a reprieve by the Football Conference, who are allowing the club to remain in the league providing financial conditions are met.

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Hereford United keep Conference status

Hereford United have been given a temporary stay of execution by the Football Conference.

The club have been told they can stay in the league as long as they provide proof they have sufficient funds to pay off various creditors.

Speaking exclusively to ITV Central, the Bulls new owner claimed the amount the club owes is well over a million pounds.

Hereford United given another extension to pay creditors

Hereford United have been granted another extension by the Football Conference Credit: PA Wire

Hereford United have been granted another extension to pay off their creditors.

The club's chairman, David Keyte, and club secretary, Lee Symmonds, travelled to the Football Conference's Annual General Meeting in Newport today to provide a proof of funds.

The Football Conference said on Twitter:

"Constitution of Conference agreed by member clubs at the AGM with caveat. Conditions exist on Hereford & Salisbury with cleared funds Monday"

Yesterday, the club got a reprieve after Conference bosses decided in a meeting that Hereford would remain in the league, as long as it met certain financial conditions.

This was despite the club's failure to pay their reported debts of £220,000 by the initial deadline of 5pm last Thursday.

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Football Conference AGM to discuss Hereford Utd future

The future of the club is still far from secure Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Hereford United fans will be paying close attention to the Annual General Meeting of the Football Conference today, as it planes to discuss the future of the club.

Yesterday, the club got a reprieve after Conference bosses decided in a meeting that Hereford would remain in the league, as long as it met certain financial conditions.

Yesterday's meeting came after The Supporters Trust said the club failed to pay its creditors' debts, which the Football Conference says is a "considerable sum."

The chairman of Hereford United is expected to attend today's AGM.

Football Conference allow Hereford to remain in league

The Football Conference have released a statement saying Hereford United have been granted continued membership of the league, providing they meet further financial conditions.

The statement, posted on a Hereford Times blog, reads:

Pursuant to article 5.2 of the limited company articles of association, a quorate meeting of its board of directors today met to consider matters of membership ahead of the AGM.

In the case of Hereford United 1939 ltd (company 355272) being represented by chairman David Keyte and director Andrew Green, the board unanimously agreed that the club can retain membership of the limited company and their place in the Football Conference Premier Division providing financial payments are secured as directed by the board.

Failure to meet the financial conditions imposed, the club's membership would be revoked.

– Football Conference statement

The Conference AGM will take place tomorrow, at which the Hereford United chairman will attend.

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